Research Analyst

Posted on5/11/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Analytics
Reports in officeOffice of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
Application due dateUntil filled
Job start dateAs soon as possible
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
InstitutionNorth Carolina A&T State University
Institution descriptionNorth Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) is an 1890 land-grant doctoral, high-research-activity university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. It is the nation’s largest historically black university and constituent member of the University of North Carolina system. A&T is known for its leadership in producing graduates in engineering, business, agriculture and other STEM fields.

NC A&T’s Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness (OSPIE) seeks an experienced Research Analyst to join the Analytics team. The unit supports a range of critical projects and issues by leveraging institutional data with a deep understanding of postsecondary education and the University. The person in this position will be responsible for delivering information and data to support strategic decisions.
Job dutiesThe research analyst is responsible for providing analytical support at various levels by creating and maintaining data and information, providing statistical analyses, responding to surveys and ad-hoc information requests, developing and conducting custom research methods for institutional studies, and enhancing the University's effectiveness through information and process integration.

Person in the position acts as the university’s liaison for the Student Data Mart with the University of North Carolina System. However, the incumbent is expected to develop familiarity with and understanding of HR data and financial aid data as part of professional development.
Qualifications- Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution (master’s degree preferred).
- At least two years of experience in an Institutional Research or Registrar’s Office required.
- Strong data management skills, including the ability to work with large data sets.
- Experience with Banner Student module and their associated query tools (Toad, SAS, or WebFocus).
- Experience with data reporting.
- Demonstrated programming ability with statistical software packages such as SAS, STATA, or R. (SAS programming skills preferred)
- Experience with University of North Carolina System’s Student Data Mart (SDM) preferred.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefits60,000/year - 65,000/year. (This is a state position.)
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